NBC Olympics 2012 Live Stream: Best Way to Watch London Games Online

Zach Kruse@@zachkruse2Senior Analyst IAugust 4, 2012

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Rebecca Gallantree of Great Britain competes in the Women's 3m Springboard Diving Semifinal on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 4, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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The 2012 Olympic Games continue Saturday from London, with men's basketball, beach volleyball, tennis, water polo and a myriad of track and field events highlighting the day's action. 

If you're unable to get in front of television, or simply want to pick and chose what you see, watching the Olympics' live stream online is still the best way to go. 

To watch live online, simply follow NBC's link. You'll need to register, but the process is fairly simple. Once inside, NBC offers a wide range of options for viewing the Olympic Games. Everything you need should be at your fingertips.

There's a number of savory options to take in Saturday. 

Men's basketball features six games, including Team USA vs. Lithuania, China vs. Brazil and Great Britain vs. Australia.

In beach volleyball, Americans Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh-Jennings continue their quest for gold in the round of 16. The U.S. duo will face Marleen Van Iersal and Sanne Keizer of the Netherlands at 2:00 p.m. ET. On the men's side, Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal of the U.S. finish out the day's work on the sand with a 3:00 p.m. ET match in the round of 16. 

The women's and mixed doubles semifinals in tennis will take place this afternoon, and the men's doubles gold medal match is scheduled for Saturday morning. Americans Mike and Bob Bryan attempt to win gold against Frenchmen Michael Llorda and Jo Wilfried Tsonga. 

The United States water polo team continues its march to the podium Saturday afternoon. The Americans take on Serbia at 12:40 p.m. ET. in the last water polo match of the day. 

A number of track and field events are still on the docket, with the men's 400-meter hurdles and women's 100-meter semifinal, men's long jump final and women's 100-meter final all scheduled to take place Saturday. The men's 10,000-meter final will begin at 2:15 p.m. ET. 

Saturday also features handball, table tennis, soccer, swimming, cycling and rowing. 

Again, the link for NBC's live coverage can be found here